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SZABIST university

SZABIST students field visit of SEDL Site

The SZABIST (Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology) students visited SEDL site for a field trip during which they were briefed about the WPP Operations.
 
Inspection of hydraulic system

5th Annual Maintenance of WTGs

SEDL team performing the inspection and testing of hydraulic system of WTG during the Annual Maintenance
 
Replacing Aviation Light

5th Annual Maintenance of WTGs

SEDL team replacing the aviation light of WTG during the Annual Maintenance
 
Borescopic Inspection

Borescopic Inspection of WTG

SEDL team performing the Borescopic Inspection of a WTG
 
Sealing

Sealing of CTs and PTs

SEDL team performing the sealing activity of CTs and PTs in presence of NTDC representatives
 
Met mast

Met Mast Tower Alignment

IBEX team working on the alignment of Met Mast Tower at SEDL site.
 

Borescope inspection of WTG

SEDL team performing the Baroscope inspection of WTG
 
Energy meter

Energy Meter Calibration

Energy meter calibration performed by NTDC Team
 

4th Annual EBOP Maintenance

SEDL team performing the maintenance of Sergi Transformer Protection System
 

4th Annual EBOP Maintenance

Oil testing of transformer conducted during 4th Annual EBOP Maintenance.
 

4th Annual EBOP Maintenance

Our engineers conducting test on DC batteries during 4th Annual EBOP Maintenance.
 

4th Annual EBOP Maintenance

ERT conducted at substation before the 4th Annual EBOP Maintenance.
 
Maintenance

4th Annual Maintenance of WTGs

SEDL team performing the 4th Annual Maintenance of WTGs.
 
Cleaning

Cleaning of GIS, CVT and Surge Arrestors

Cleaning of GIS Bushing, CVT and Surge Arrestors of OHL 2 (Yunus to Sachal Line).
 
Toolbox Talk

Toolbox talk before Cleaning of GIS, CVT and Surge Arrestors

Toolbox talk (to discuss the precautionary measures before commencement of work) before the cleaning of GIS Bushing, CVT and Surge Arrestors of Over-Head Line 2 (Yunus to Sachal Line).
 
RO Plant

Maintenance of RO Plant

Periodic Maintenance of the RO Plant was performed to ensure its smooth operation.
 
Solar Panel

Repairing of Solar Panels

Repairing of Solar Panels installed at the RO plant was performed for sustainable operation.
 
Meeting JS Bank

Business Meeting with JS Bank's Head of Corporate Banking

Mr. Kashif Mateen Ansari, CEO, chairing a business meeting with Mr. Khawar Kiyani, Head of Corporate Banking, JS Bank, while Mr. Haroon Israr sitting next to Mr. Kiyani.
 
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CEO's Research Paper Published in International Journal of Energy Sector Management

Recently a research paper written by our CEO Mr. Kashif Mateen Ansari titled as "Open innovation ecosystems: toward low-cost wind energy startups" was published in International Journal of Energy Sector Development. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how an open innovation strategy of public management in the energy sector enables the creation of innovation ecosystems and how it reduces the cost of wind energy projects in energy-poor countries.
 

CEO's Lecture at NDU

Our CEO, Mr. Kashif Mateen Ansari, delivered a lecture on “Energy and Water Security of Pakistan” at National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad.
 

Semi Annual Maintenance of WTGs

Semi Annual Maintenance of the WTGs being performed by our team.
 
3rd Annual EBOP Maintenance

3rd Annual EBOP Maintenance

3rd Annual EBOP Maintenance being performed by our team with the assistance of SGS team.
 
Team brieifing before 3rd EBOP Maintenance

Team Briefing before 3rd EBOP Maintenance

EBOP Maintenance is an annual critical maintenance event held at SEDL site. Recently the 3rd EBOP Maintenance was performed at SEDL site with the assistance of SGS Team.
 
Team Discussion before semi annual maintenance

Team Briefing before Semi Annual Maintenance of WTGs

Semi Annual Maintenance of WTGs is a significant maintenance event round the year at SEDL Site. Here the team is being briefed about the safety and precautions measures related to the WTG maintenance.
 

Fault Resolution at GSU

Our team is replacing the Media Converter Switch at a GSU to resolve its fault.
 
First Aid Station during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

First Aid Station during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

First Aid Station was established to cater any emergency during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance.
 
Cleaning of Power Transformers, CTs and PTs

Cleaning of Power Transformers, CTs and PTs

Cleaning of Power Transformers, CTs and PTs was performed as part of 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance
 
Toolbox talk before 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

Toolbox talk before 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

Toolbox talk was held before 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance. HSE Team ensured strict compliance of precautionary measures for the safety of work force.
 
Battery Discharge Test during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

Battery Discharge Test during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

Battery Discharge Test was performed at site with SGS Team as part of 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance.
 
Testing during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

Testing during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance

Multiple Tests were performed on Transformers and Switchgears during 3rd EBOP Annual Maintenance.
 

ERT Tests

ERT Tests being conducted on WTGs before Semi Annual Maintenance.
 
Bayan and Niaz distribution at TSF Mosque on Youm-e-Ashura

Bayan and Niaz distribution at TSF Mosque on Youm-e-Ashura

Bayan was conducted and Niaz was distributed at TSF Mosque on sacred occasion of Youm-e-Ashura.
 
RO#1 Operation (7)

Operational RO plant for welfare of local community

A glimpse of operational RO plant, installed by Sachal as a CSR project for the welfare of local community.
 
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Visit of Goldwind Country Head

Country Head of Goldwind visited Sachal Wind Power Project on July 27, 2019.
 
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Independence Day Ceremony on 14th Aug 2019

Independence Day Ceremony was held at Plant with full zeal and enthusiasm.
 
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Solidarity with people of Kashmir

One minute silence was observed at Plant to express Solidarity with people of Kashmir in response to Prime Minister's call on Aug 30, 2019.
 
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Cleaning of Blades of Wind Turbine

Cleaning of Blades of WTG by rope access was performed to improve efficiency.
 
Quran Classes

Quran Kareem Teaching Classes

Teaching classes of Quran Kareem are being organized for the local community.
 
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Participation in Formulation of Sindh Water Policy

SEDL has always been playing its pivotal role in resolution of national issues and development of policies. Likewise, we have privilege to contribute our input in formulation of Sindh Water Policy on Dec 19, 2019.
 
COVID-19 Awreness session on 2020-01-30 (1)

Training for Awareness of COVID-19

HSE Team delivered first presentation on Corona virus to all Site Staff on 30th January 2020 regarding severity and history of the virus as it was detected in China.
 
Handwash Station (4)

Precautions and Sanitization to Protect from COVID-19

Hand wash stations have been prepared to ensure frequent hand wash of site employees and visitors.
 
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Working Tirelessly to serve the Nation

In view of COVID-19 & Lock-down situation across the Country, our team is serving diligently by putting tireless efforts for providing uninterrupted electric supply.
 
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On-Site Training Sessions

On-site training session are conducted frequently on site for the better understanding of the staff.
 
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Troubleshooting of a WTG

A picture taken while replacement of IGBT of a WTG.
 
c

Interactive Training for Microsoft Teams

An Interactive Training Session for Microsoft Teams was organized for the staff members to learn to communicate and coordinate more effectively with it.
 
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Precautions for employees in COVID-19

Precautionary measures for employees coming back to site
 

Control Room team coordinating with the maintenance team

Control Room engineers are always monitoring the whole plant. They watch over and communicate with our maintenance team whenever required.
 

Interim Inspection of Sachal’s CSR Project

Sachal has an operational CSR project for the service of local community. It is a Solar Powered Reverse Osmosis Plant, which provides drinking water to the local community.
 
New Trainee Engineers Joining (3)

Newly Hired Engineers briefed about HSE protocols after reaching the site

Newly hired Trainee Engineers are being briefed about the HSE protocols followed at the site amid the COVID-19 breakout. HSE Team has ensured strict compliance of precautionary measures for the safety of our work force. Anyone coming to the site is put in isolation for a week, after which they are thoroughly examined for the virus’s symptoms before ending their quarantine period.
 
Eid ul Fitr Celebration amid COVID-19

Eid ul Fitr Celebration amid COVID-19

Amid the current COVID-19 outbreak, the whole SEDL team celebrated Eid as a single family
 
Working during Eid to Serve the Nation

Working during Eid to Serve the Nation

Our dedicated engineers working with zeal and zest on Eid days to serve the nation.
 
Regular Discussions on Personal Development

Regular Discussions on Personal Development

Regular discussions on personal development at site to induce positivity among the employees.
 
Making the Plant Greener

Making the Plant Greener

Sachal is playing its role in making the planet greener by not only producing clean energy but also by plantation of local plants around the power plant.
 
Broken Conductor Protection Test

Broken Conductor Protection Test

Broken Conductor/Negative Phase Sequence Protection Test conducted at site with AEPL (Albario Engineering Pvt Ltd.) team.
 
WTG Fire Protection System inspection

WTG Fire Protection System Inspection

Fire Protection System inspection conducted for WTGs.
 
Provision of Uninterrupted Power Supply

24/7 Availability of Engineers to ensure uninterrupted power supply

Our engineers are available 24/7 for fault troubleshooting at site to ensure uninterrupted power supply.
 
Presentation on WTG General Introduction

Presentation on WTG General Introduction

Presentation delivered on WTG General Introduction for better understanding of Team.
 
Control Room Operation with precautionary measures of COVID-19

Control Room Operation with precautionary measures of COVID-19

Control Room Operations are being performed with precautionary measures of COVID-19.
 
Briefing regarding precautionary measures during COVID-19

Briefing regarding precautionary measures during COVID-19

Locals, Junior Staff and Security Guards were briefed regarding precautionary measures during COVID-19.
 
Presentation on COVID-19 (2)

Awareness session related to latest research on COVID-19

Awareness session was held for SEDL site team about the latest research and developments related to COVID 19 pandemic and preventive measures for it.
 
Briefing to Junior staff regarding precautionary measures of COVID-19

Briefing to Junior staff regarding precautionary measures of COVID-19

Briefing was given to Junior staff, Guards and Locals by HSE Engineer and Paramedic regarding the precautionary measures of COVID 19.
 
Plantation at RO1

Digging for plantation of plants as CSR work

Digging for plantation of Conocarpus plants was done as a CSR work by Sachal.
 
Installation of IRTL on GSU#27

Resolving a fault at GSU

New IRTL(Intelligent Release Trip Logic) was installed while resolving a fault at a GSU.
 
Presentation on 400v LV, DC & UPS System (3)

Training to Site team on 400V LV, DC and UPS System

A presentation was delivered to the SEDL team on the topic of 400V LV, DC and UPS System for general understanding.
 
Training exercises conducted for the security staff

Training exercises conducted for the security staff

Training exercises were conducted for the security staff at site, to help them become more efficient and effective.
 
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Participation in Formulation of ARE Policy 2019

SEDL participated in conference organized by AEDB for formulation of Alternative and Renewable Energy Policy of Pakistan 2019 on Dec 04, 2018
 

Commercial Operation Date

Project Achieved COD on 11th April, 2017.
 

Grid Energization

Purchaser and Seller Interconnection facilities were energized on 06th March, 2017.
 

Completion of WTG Installation

WTG installation was completed on 20th December, 2016.
 

Financial Closing

We are proud to announce that Sachal Energy has declared its Financial Close on 17th December, 2015. We bow our heads in front of Allah Almighty who has been very kind to make our journey smooth and successful.
 

Project Commencement Date

Protocols for Project Commencement Date is signed on 09th December, 2015. Now, construction of 49.5 MW Sachal Windfarm shall commence with full zeal and zest. We are expecting to complete the construction before end of March, 2017.
 

Kick Off Meeting

Kick Off Meeting was held on 7th and 8th December, 2015 in Islamabad Club. Senior officials from Sachal Energy, TUV InterCert and HydroChina attended the meeting.
 

Sub-Lease Deed with AEDB

Signing of Sub-Lease Deed with Alternative Energy Development Board was held on 20th October, 2014.
 

Facility Agreement with ICBC

It is our pleasure to announce that we have successfully executed our Financing Agreement with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) for Sachal Wind Power Plant on 15th February, 2015. Sachal Energy is the first Wind Power Project to achieve this milestone under Pak-China Economic Corridor Projects.
 

Implementation Agreement with AEDB

Signing of Implementation Agreement with Alternative Energy Development Board was held on 11th August, 2014.
 

Signing of Energy Purchase Agreement

On 27th February 2014, the signing of energy purchase agreement was held with NTDC and CPPA.
 

EPC Contract with HydroChina

On 28th April 2012, EPC contract was signed with HydroChina Corporation.